Postscript: Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, 1936-2013
Remembering Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre in The New Yorker‘s Culture Desk blog:
The A.A.C.M. nurtured the radical individualism of its members, blowing past the idiomatic restrictions of jazz while embracing its tradition of innovation. The combination of a supportive community of fellow outsiders with a committed philosophy of artistic independence and creative investigation resulted in an extraordinary cohort of musicians and composers…Last week, this family lost one of its members, an artist less known to the wider public but admired deeply by his peers: Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre, who passed away on November 9th.
Read the full article at newyorker.com. Special thanks to George Lewis for his help with this piece.